Acer has disclosed a few some-more sum about a initial wearable: The wristband is called a Liquid Leap, and it will boat as a package understanding with a high-end Liquid Jade Android smartphone starting in a third quarter.
Liquid Leap is essentially a aptness tracker set on a rubberized band, though will also give we some simple controls and notifications around a Liquid Jade phone.
The tool marks stretch walked and calories burned, and lets users control song on a messenger smartphone. It also carries notifications about incoming calls and content messages on a 1-inch touchscreen.
The facilities are identical to Samsung’s Gear Fit, that is sole as a apart object and can be bending adult to Galaxy smartphones and phablets.
The product is being announced a few days forward of a Computex trade show, that will start in Taiwan subsequent week. A antecedent was shown in late Apr during a press eventuality in New York.
Prices for a wearable and smartphone were not immediately available. However, Liquid Leap will primarily boat in building countries and is not approaching to turn immediately accessible in a U.S.
The new Liquid Jade smartphone has a 5-inch “high-definition” shade and runs Android 4.4, code-named KitKat. It has a 13-megapixel front camera and 2-megapixel back camera, as good as a quad-core MediaTek processor, adult to 8GB of storage, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
The struggling Acer is operative to enhance a device portfolio to locate adult with rivals. The association progressing this week launched a set of cloud services underneath a “Bring Your Own Cloud” initiative, in that inclination are means to share and sell information easily. Acer is anticipating a cloud use will prompt some-more users to buy a wearable, mobile and PC devices.